Three police officers in Wilmington, North Carolina, have been fired after they were allegedly caught using racial slurs and making derogatory comments about Black people. One of the officers allegedly said that he wanted to “wipe them off the (expletive) map.”
The Wilmington Police Department fired Cpl. Jessie Moore, as well as officers Kevin Piner and Brian Gilmore on Tuesday. Each officer has been accused of violating standards of conduct, criticism and use of inappropriate jokes and slurs.